(Oct. 29, 2004)
A funeral Mass for long-time Greybull resident, Phyllis Elaine Stockwell, 81, will be held Friday, Oct. 29 at 11 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Greybull. She died at her daughter's home in Powell, surrounded by family members, Sunday evening, Oct. 24.
Father Peter Johnson will celebrate the Mass. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Greybull. A viewing will be today (Thursday) from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Atwood Family Chapel in Greybull and on Friday one-half hour prior to the service at the church.
She was born Oct. 17, 1923, in Mulliken, Mich., daughter of Clyde L. and Louisa Jane (Crane) Millross. She received her schooling in Dearborn, Mich.
She moved to Wyoming in 1945 and married Jack James Stockwell on Feb. 20, 1945, in Greybull. She loved to quilt and enjoyed gardening. Her pride and joy were her children and grandchildren. There was nothing like a new baby to brighten up her day. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Greybull and the VFW Auxiliary.
Survivors include her 10 children, Ken (Lesa) Stockwell of Cody, Jerry (Denise) Stockwell of Greybull, Ben Stockwell and Steve Baugh of Wilsall, Mont., Carmen (Bill) Capron in Powell, Fred (Barbara) Stockwell of Bozeman, Mont., Lori (Mick) Davis of Gallatin Gateway, Mont., Suzanne (Brett) Prevedel of Roosevelt, Utah, Jacqueline (Robert) Conti of Bozeman, Mont., Melody (Mark) Brown of Greybull and Bill (Carmen) Stockwell of Wheatland; 27 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and five step-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Right to Life or a charity of choice.